[R-SIG-Mac] Issues with rJava on OS X El Capitan

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Mon Feb 15 16:12:51 CET 2016

> On 15 Feb 2016, at 15:48, Brandon Hurr <bhive01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Berend, 
> I realize this is slightly off the goal of getting java working on your system, but it looks like you're using rJava to extract data from Excel files. Have you considered or tested using the readXL package instead? I believe it does not require rJava to work. 
> https://github.com/hadley/readxl

Yes I have tried readxl in addition to the others. It's very, very fast.

1. it doesn't/can't write Excel files (yet?).

2. I'm testing/checking/analyzing R code for someone else who uses XLConnect especially for writing Excel files. That's why I'm doing this.


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